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Paying close attention to the structure, insulation and coverings of flat roof extensions is key to building a low-maintenance, leak-free and durable roof, says chartered surveyor Ian Rock
While some building projects might not need planning permission, most will still need Building Regulations approval. This guide explains it all
The Party Wall Act is crucial if you’re planning work that will affect a shared wall between you and your neighbours. Here’s what you need to know
This guide to planning permission explains it all, from what it is and when you need it (and when you don’t) plus information on application costs, timeframes and what to do if your application is refused
Building foundations can often be the most perilous element of a building project for even the most seasoned of self builders. Follow this step-by-step guide to set them out successfully
There are plenty of ways to add more space to your home without breaking the bank. Here’s how to build an extension for less
In the euphoria of gaining planning approval, don’t overlook the conditions attached. Failure to discharge conditions can invalidate planning permission for your build — ignore them at your peril!
The roof is essential when it comes to the overall look of your home – get it wrong, and it’d be very costly to rectify. Follow this guide to make the right roofing choice for your project
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